20 Days of WoW: Race


Now we’re on to Day 2 of the 20 Day World of Warcraft challenge!

Favourite race and why?

I’m not really into racing… Oh, wrong context.
Weirdly enough, I feel myself actually having a harder time with this question than I do the class question.  I know it doesn’t make much sense, I can’t really explain it either, but let’s work through it.

My main is a human, a lot of my alts are human, my original character was human (all of my friends wanted to be humans).  This, however, is a rather boring choice in the land of a fantasy MMO.  I’m a human in real life, and while I do love my fellow man, when it comes to World of Warcraft — they simply aren’t #1. I do have my Stormwind City pride, of course, but that’s mostly due to actually playing a human than it is the humans being my favorite. 😉

I hate gnomes. They’re creepy and annoying. Seriously! I don’t know if it’s just the server I play on, but the majority of the gnomes I run into just look like very small, bald, old men.  It’s weird, I’m sorry! Dwarves have slowly begun to grow on me, perhaps due to interacting with them in D&D; their drunken fits are, honestly, quite entertaining. Orcs, trolls, and goblins (seriously, these are just GREEN small, bald men to me — creepy & annoying Edit: Since typing this post, I’ve looked into the goblins more — they’re cool :P) don’t particularly suit my fancy either. Not saying they’re terrible, but of course not my favorite!

This leaves draenei, worgen, tauren, undead, and blood elves.  Looking at these final 5 (teehee Galactica references ftw!), I can definitely narrow it down to worgen and tauren.  I’ve always loved the tauren; tauren females are absolutely adorable and both genders seem very warm-hearted.  I love their temperaments.  To me, the worgen are Alliance’s version of the beloved tauren, however since the worgen are new, I’ll exclude them.

Taurens definitely win it for me.


4 Responses to “20 Days of WoW: Race”

  1. 1 Alan

    The fact that gnomes only have 4 (very large) fingers creeps me out.

    I like the new Worgens and Taurens too ^^ though Humans are just fine with me as well. Changing my druid to Worgen whenever I finally buy Cata 😛

    • I know!!

      You’ll like your worgen. Even though you don’t play male toons I have to say — don’t make a male worgen. The female worgen look sooo much better!

  2. You forgot about the night elves, haha.

    The goblins are pretty ugly, but I have to admit that my little lvl 10 looks badass.

    • You’re so right… I straight up forgot about them. I guess that definitely puts them out of the running for favorite, huh? lol :b

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